They are more like a parking brake designed to keep the wheelchair completely immobile and unable to move unexpectedly. This is important when transferring from one piece of equipment or from one seat to another, or, when the user is engaged in a task which requires immobility.
“There are basically two types of wheelchair brakes”
Wheelchair wheel locks as they are also, and perhaps more correctly, called. On manual chairs the most common type of bake is the push- or sometimes pull- to lock brake.
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